Ottawa workshop: Ensuring the safety of health facilities
How do you keep a hospital safe in a war zone? How do you ensure that patients are able to reach hospital, that medics can manage in a stressful environment and that there is a sufficient supply of medical material, water and electricity? These are some of the questions that experts will discuss in Ottawa this week in the context of the Health Care in Danger project.
Where: Ottawa, Canada
When: 24.09.2013 - 27.09.2013
The Ottawa workshop will bring together approximately fifty experts from a number of different countries and disciplines. The participants will be predominantly from civil society, but will also include a few military experts.
To formulate concrete recommendations on measures that can be taken to help ensure the physical safety of health-care facilities during armed conflict or other emergencies.
Discussions will focus on the following themes:
- Ensuring the functioning of health facilities during armed conflict and other emergencies
- Managing stress and human resources
- Physical security of medical infrastructures
- Creating temporary safe solutions
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